How an inner compass helps Rebels focus without getting bored

How an inner compass helps Rebels focus without getting bored

You probably know that focus helps minimize overwhelm and make progress.... building steadily towards a new future. But for rebels who are wired to see infinite possibilities, focus often means boredom. Not only are you unsure you can focus, you're not sure if you want it! I created the below video a few months back [...]

Trouble setting goals for the new year? Do this instead.

Trouble setting goals for the new year? Do this instead.

The beginning of each new year was always a shining beacon of hope for me -- This year will be different! I'd set goals and actually achieve them! That hope always fizzled out, courtesy of a total inability to stay on course.  Everyone else seemed capable of working in a linear fashion towards a goal… why couldn’t I? The clue [...]

VIDEO: The back story for Intent+Improv

I'm on my soapbox! If you're interested in personal transformation, I talk about the transitions... how we can bring a key innovation process from the business world into our personal growth. If you'd like to jump to the most relevant spot::42: overview of divergence and convergence2:14: overview of Kegan's evolution of the self5:19: mash-up of [...]

Shifting emotional perspective: doing the inner work

Shifting emotional perspective: doing the inner work

While I'm writing this within the context of racism in America, this model can be used for getting unstuck emotionally in any context. The world is burning. Within the tinderbox of hundreds of thousands dead from COVID-19 and millions unemployed (both disproportionally affecting black communities,) the recent unjust murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and [...]